Seminar Series

UC Davis Ecology And Evolution Seminar Series – Winter 2014

ECL 296 (CRN 60388) / PBG 292 (CRN 74731) Thursdays, 4:10-5:30PM; 100 Hunt Hall

Date Speaker
1/9 Carol Lee, University of Wisconsin,Madison
“Rapid evolution during habitat transitions”
Host: spcarroll@ucdavis.edu
1/16 Peter Adler, Utah State University
“Is coexistence theory relevant to ecological forecasting?”
Hosts: lhyang@ucdavis.edu, sschreiber@ucdavis.edu
1/23 Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan
“Climate forcing and the population dynamics of infectious diseases in changing human landscapes”
Hosts: rcreiner@ucdavis.edu,amhastings@ucdavis.edu
1/30 Mike Alfaro, UCLA
" Phyloinformatic insights into the diversification of ray finned fishes"
Host: awhitehead@ucdavis.edu
2/6 Robert Raguso, Cornell University
“Once more, with fragrance. The role(s) of floral scent in geographic mosaics of coevolution”
Host: sanram@ucdavis.edu
2/13 Michael Nachman, UC/Berkeley
“The genetic basis of speciation in house mice”
Host: djbegun@ucdavis.edu
2/20 Howard Cornell, UC/Davis
“What is a species pool and when is it important?”
2/27 Cheryl Hayashi, UC/Riverside
“Spider silk: evolution of diverse, high-performance biological polymers”
Host: jrwexler@ucdavis.edu
3/6 Steve Carpenter, University of Wisconsin,Madison
“Trophic Cascades in Lakes”
Host: amhastings@ucdavis.edu
3/13 Nick Barton, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
“Recombination and gene flow across a flower colour hybrid zone in Antirrhinum”
Host: mturelli@ucdavis.edu

Sponsored by: College of Biological Sciences, Department of Evolution and Ecology, Center for Population Biology, Graduate Group in Ecology, Department of Environmental Science & Policy, Department of Plant Sciences, Department of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, Center for Theoretical Ecology, Kearney foundation of Soil Sciences, Biological Invasions & IGERT REACH and John Muir Institute for the Environment

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